Indian Astronomy and Calendar Systems

1. Motion of the Earth, Celestial Sphere These are a few things we learn from primary school times.  Our Earth revolves around the Sun in one year. At the same time, it also rotates around its own axis in 24 hours. But are we revolving or rotating in Clockwise or Counter Clockwise direction?  The answerContinue reading “Indian Astronomy and Calendar Systems”

Greatest power plants of the night sky

I was looking at the statistics of power consumption of the world. From all forms of energy sources we are currently using around 15TW of power. Whereas, solar energy reaching our Earth is 6000 times more than our energy consumption. Sun radiates energy in all directions and only a very tiny portion of that reachesContinue reading “Greatest power plants of the night sky”